geriatric

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btknipe
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75511
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geriatric
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2011-03-27 18:11:46
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geriatric
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  1. is the scientific study of the effects of aging and age-related diseases on humans
    Gerontology
  2. the study and treatment of diseases of the aged
    Geriatrics
  3. Multiple chronic diseases in the elderly leads to the use of multiple medications
    Polypharmacy
  4. Represent the leading cause of accidental death among the elderly
    Intrinsic or extrinsic factors
    The elderly should be encouraged to make their homes safe
    mobility and falls

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